Oral Histories

Dews, Peter

Biographical Sketch:

(Pictured most left) Peter Dews early and sophisticated use of schedules of reinforcement in the 1950s, incorporated from research in the experimental analysis of behavior and integrated into the discipline of pharmacology, provided tremendous insight, inspiration, and impetus to the newly emerging field of behavioral pharmacology. The experimental findings generated by Dews' research, blending the sophisticated use of behavior and pharmacological principles together with the elegant manner of their presentation and far-reaching implications, provided the force and momentum to establish and direct behavioral pharmacology for several decades. Peter Dews has an M.B., Ph.D., and is a Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry and Psychobiology at Harvard Medical School.

Dews, Peter
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Interview History:

Dates: Dec-95
Interviewer: J.Harvey



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